Peter Christian Ebersole

26 November 1843–15 August 1905 (Age 61)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Peter Christian

When Peter Christian Ebersole was born on 26 November 1843, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Kauffman Ebersole, was 20 and his mother, Mary Rutt Ebersole, was 18. He married Mary Bucher Eby on 25 October 1866, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Conoy Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Newtown, Rapho Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 15 August 1905, in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Landisville Mennonite Cemetery, Landisville, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Peter Christian Ebersole
Mary Bucher Eby
Marriage: 25 October 1866
Seth Eby Ebersole
Anna Eby Ebersole
Peter Eby Ebersole
Susan Eby Ebersole

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  • Marriage
    25 October 1866Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 20
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Aebersold (see Ebersold ), via its German altered form Ebersohl . It is found mainly in PA. Compare Ebersol , Eversole , Eversoll , and Eversull .History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, originally spelled Aebersold. It is found among the descendants of the Mennonite immigrants of Swiss origin bearing the name Ebersohl, who came to PA in the 18th century from Germany.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Peter C Ebersole in household of Seth Eley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peter Ebersole in household of Christ Ebersole, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Peter C. Elersole, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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